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Leviticus 2

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Overview

Leviticus 2:1, The meat offering of flour with oil and incense, Leviticus 2:4, either baked in the oven, Leviticus 2:5, or on a plate, Leviticus 2:7, or in a frying-pan; Leviticus 2:12, The first fruits not to be burnt on the altar; Leviticus 2:13, Salt to be used with every offering; Leviticus 2:14, The offering of first fruits in the ear.

Verse 1

meat offering: Minchah, from the Arabic manacha, to give, especially as a reciprocal gift, a gift, oblation, or eucharistical or gratitude offering, for the bounties of providence displayed in the fruits of the earth. It is termed a meat offering by our translators, because the term meat in their time was the general name for food. Leviticus 6:14-Job :, Leviticus 6:20-Isaiah :, Leviticus 9:17, Numbers 15:4-Ecclesiastes :, Isaiah 66:20, John 6:35

fine flour: Exodus 29:2, Numbers 7:13, Numbers 7:19, Joel 1:9, Joel 2:14

pour oil: Leviticus 2:4-Ruth :, Leviticus 2:15, Leviticus 2:16, Leviticus 7:10-2 Kings :, 1 John 2:20, 1 John 2:27, Jude 1:20

frankincense: Malachi 1:11, Luke 1:9, Luke 1:10, Revelation 8:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 4:3 - the fruit Exodus 30:34 - frankincense Leviticus 2:7 - of fine Leviticus 5:11 - fine flour Leviticus 7:37 - meat Leviticus 9:4 - and a meat Leviticus 10:12 - Take Leviticus 14:10 - a meat offering Numbers 8:8 - his meat Numbers 28:5 - General Judges 9:9 - wherewith 2 Chronicles 13:11 - sweet incense Ezra 6:9 - wheat Matthew 2:11 - frankincense

Verse 2

the memorial: Leviticus 2:9, Leviticus 5:12, Leviticus 6:15, Leviticus 24:7, Exodus 30:16, Numbers 5:18, Nehemiah 13:14, Nehemiah 13:22, Isaiah 66:3, Acts 10:4

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:25 - offering Leviticus 2:7 - of fine Leviticus 2:16 - General Leviticus 5:11 - no oil Leviticus 6:14 - the meat offering Leviticus 7:5 - General Leviticus 9:17 - the meat Numbers 5:26 - General Numbers 18:9 - every meat Nehemiah 2:20 - memorial Matthew 2:11 - frankincense Acts 10:31 - are Hebrews 5:7 - when

Verse 3

the remnant: Leviticus 6:16, Leviticus 6:17, Leviticus 6:26, Leviticus 7:9, Leviticus 10:12, Leviticus 10:13, Leviticus 21:22, Numbers 18:9, 1 Samuel 2:28

most holy: Leviticus 6:17, Leviticus 10:12, Leviticus 21:22, Exodus 29:37, Numbers 18:9

Reciprocal: Exodus 30:37 - it shall Leviticus 2:10 - General Leviticus 5:13 - shall be Leviticus 7:6 - it is most holy Leviticus 14:13 - it is most holy Leviticus 22:4 - holy things Ezra 2:63 - should not Nehemiah 7:65 - that they should Ezekiel 42:13 - the most holy Ezekiel 44:29 - eat

Verse 4

meat offering: 1 Chronicles 23:28, 1 Chronicles 23:29, Psalms 22:14, Ezekiel 46:20, Matthew 26:38, John 12:27

the oven: Tannur, probably such an oven as that described by D'Arvieux, as used by the Arabs. He states that they make a fire in a great stone pitcher, and when heated, mix meal and water, which they apply with the hollow of their hands to the outside, and this soft paste spreading itself upon it, is baked in an instant, and the bread comes of as thin as our wafers. Leviticus 1:11, Leviticus 6:17, Leviticus 7:12, Leviticus 10:12, Exodus 12:8, 1 Corinthians 5:7, 1 Corinthians 5:8, Hebrews 7:26, 1 Peter 2:1, 1 Peter 2:22

wafers: Exodus 16:31, Exodus 29:2, Isaiah 42:1, Isaiah 44:3-Deuteronomy :, Isaiah 61:1, John 3:34

Reciprocal: Leviticus 2:1 - pour oil Leviticus 2:16 - General Leviticus 5:11 - no oil Leviticus 7:9 - the meat Numbers 6:15 - a basket Judges 6:19 - unleavened cakes

Verse 5

in a pan: or, on a flat plate, or slice, Machavath, a flat iron plate, such as the Arabs still use to bake their cakes on, and which is called a griddle in some of our counties.

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:2 - tempered Leviticus 5:11 - no oil Leviticus 6:21 - General Leviticus 7:9 - in the pan Numbers 7:43 - mingled with oil 1 Chronicles 9:31 - in the pans Ezekiel 4:3 - an iron pan

Verse 6

Leviticus 1:6, Psalms 22:1-Ecclesiastes :, Mark 14:1 - Mark 15:47, John 18:1 - John 19:42

Verse 7

the fryingpan: Marchesheth, a shallow earthen vessel, like a frying pan, which the Arabs call a tajen.

of fine: Leviticus 2:1, Leviticus 2:2

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 9:31 - in the pans

Verse 8

Reciprocal: Joel 1:13 - for

Verse 9

a memorial: Leviticus 2:2, Leviticus 6:15

an offering: Leviticus 2:2, Exodus 29:18, Psalms 22:13, Psalms 22:14, Isaiah 53:10, Zechariah 13:7, Zechariah 13:9, Romans 12:1, Romans 15:16, Ephesians 5:2, Philippians 2:17, Philippians 4:18

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:25 - offering Leviticus 2:16 - General Leviticus 5:12 - a memorial Leviticus 7:5 - General Leviticus 8:21 - a sweet savour Numbers 5:26 - General Acts 10:31 - are

Verse 10

Leviticus 2:3

Reciprocal: Leviticus 5:13 - shall be Leviticus 6:16 - the remainder Leviticus 6:23 - it shall not be Leviticus 7:9 - shall be Leviticus 21:22 - both Leviticus 22:4 - holy things 1 Samuel 2:28 - did I give 2 Chronicles 31:14 - the most Ezra 2:63 - should not Nehemiah 7:65 - that they should Ezekiel 42:13 - the most holy Ezekiel 44:29 - eat

Verse 11

no leaven: Leviticus 6:17, Exodus 12:19, Exodus 12:20, Matthew 16:6, Matthew 16:11, Matthew 16:12, Mark 8:15, Luke 12:1, 1 Corinthians 5:6-Ruth :, Galatians 5:9

honey: Proverbs 24:13, Proverbs 25:16, Proverbs 25:27, Luke 21:34, Acts 14:22, 1 Peter 4:2

Reciprocal: Exodus 23:18 - blood Malachi 1:7 - polluted

Verse 12

the oblation: Genesis 23:10, Genesis 23:11, Genesis 23:17, Exodus 22:29, Exodus 23:10, Exodus 23:11, Exodus 23:19, Numbers 15:20, Deuteronomy 26:10, 2 Chronicles 31:5, 1 Corinthians 15:20, Revelation 14:4

be burnt: Heb. ascend

Reciprocal: Leviticus 2:16 - General Leviticus 23:10 - and shall Deuteronomy 26:2 - That thou shalt

Verse 13

with salt: Ezra 7:22, Ezekiel 43:24, Matthew 5:13, Mark 9:49, Mark 9:50, Colossians 4:6

the salt: Numbers 18:19, 2 Chronicles 13:5

with all thine: Ezekiel 43:24

Reciprocal: Exodus 30:35 - tempered 2 Kings 2:21 - cast Ezra 6:9 - salt Job 6:6 - that which Luke 14:34 - Salt

Verse 14

a meat offering: These first fruits seem to have been the voluntary oblation brought by individuals, of the finest ears of corn out of the field, before the harvest was ripe. Leviticus 22:29, Leviticus 23:10, Leviticus 23:14-Esther :, Leviticus 23:20, Genesis 4:3, Numbers 28:2, Deuteronomy 26:2, Proverbs 3:9, Proverbs 3:10, Isaiah 53:2-2 Samuel :, Malachi 1:11, 1 Corinthians 15:20, Revelation 14:4

corn beaten: 2 Kings 4:42

Reciprocal: Leviticus 23:13 - the meat Numbers 15:20 - the heave offering Numbers 18:12 - the firstfruits Deuteronomy 1:2 - unto

Verse 15

Leviticus 2:1

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:2 - tempered Exodus 30:34 - frankincense Leviticus 5:11 - no oil Numbers 15:4 - the fourth

Verse 16

Leviticus 2:1, Leviticus 2:2, Leviticus 2:4-Judges :, Leviticus 2:9, Leviticus 2:12, Psalms 141:2, Isaiah 11:2-Numbers :, Isaiah 61:1, Romans 8:26, Romans 8:27, Hebrews 5:7

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:25 - offering Leviticus 5:11 - no oil Leviticus 5:12 - a memorial Leviticus 7:5 - General

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Leviticus 2". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/leviticus-2.html.